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Refill the Damn Water Pitcher!

I had the house to myself so I made another video! Kids – Refill the Damn Water Pitcher! …. (please)  

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Posted in comedy, humor, kids, mothering, News, parenting, women

My Column in Working Mother Magazine

Here’s a humor piece I wrote that was in the Feb/March issue of Working Mother Magazine.  I wrote it last year when I was trying to talk to my daughter while editing the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction

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Posted in comedy, Family, humor, kids, parenting

Out, Damned Spot

I’ve never understood how otherwise sensible people let themselves get carried away with cosmetic procedures.  Can’t they see there’s a point where they start to look worse instead of better? I suppose they begin by wanting a minor fix and

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Posted in aging, comedy, cosmetic surgery, health, illness, life, medical, plastic surgery, Uncategorized, women

Teachers – Give Us Parents A Break!

I know it’s a huge cultural taboo to criticize teachers, but they are not always perfect and I can’t keep quiet about this any longer. My beef is with the relentless assignment of outside projects.  I am fine with kids

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Posted in comedy, education, Family, humor, kids, mothering, parenting, Uncategorized

I’m Just Like Honey Boo Boo’s Mom!

Help! I don’t know how it happened but somehow I’ve turned into Honey Boo Boo’s mom. Check out my guest post on LA Parent.

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Posted in comedy, Family, humor, kids, life, mother daughter, mothering, parenting

The Most Un-Cool Mom Ever – Guest Post on Ooph

Check out my post on Ooph – Stefanie Mullen’s website for parents of teens and tweens. I’m so uncool!

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Posted in culture, Family, humor, kids, life, mother daughter, mothering

Book Excerpt from “Where to Dump a Dead Body . . .”

Yesterday I took Buddy to get his shots in case we have to board him during our vacation. I’m really hoping that our friend Barry will house-sit and watch Buddy because he gets so nervous at that boarding place. (Buddy,

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Breaking the Fourth Wall of Parenting (or How to Eavesdrop on Your Teen)

When my daughter started high school this year I made a vow to not be one of those parents – the type who micromanage every detail of their child’s life while on a perpetual quest to get them into “the”

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